Circular economy

[Dossier] Journeys to the countries of the new resource with Erik Orsenna

22 April is World Earth Day. SUEZ have taken this opportunity to invite you to discover the circular economy and to see how waste can become a resource. Your newspaper, your car and even your mattress can all live a second life. Are you ready?


Between July 2015 and March 2017, Erik Orsenna, travel writer and economist, made 21 trips to SUEZ Group sites in France, Benelux, the United Kingdom, Sweden, and Morocco.

He met with men and women who are committed to new methods of resource management and to the circular economy. A tour of sites where waste becomes a resource and where men and women imagine a more sustainable future day after day.

21 trips that spawned 21 fascinating tales, illustrated by Thomas Vieille, on the recovery and recycling of waste at SUEZ to produce new resources.

Economist and travel writer, Erik Orsenna, recounts his experience and travels at SUEZ’s invitation.

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